Marilyn Schmid

Obituary of Marilyn Schmid

Marilyn Annie McLean Schmid peacefully passed away on October 28, 2017 in Fishers at the age of 86.  Born on May 19, 1931 in Goshen, Indiana, she grew up in Indiana and Wisconsin. 

Marilyn attended Stephens College in Missouri for two years, and then two years at the University of Wisconsin, Madison, where she was a member of Kappa Alpha Theta sorority and graduated with a bachelor's degree in Elementary Education. Prior to having children, she was a preschool teacher in Chicago. Marilyn was a homemaker and enjoyed volunteer work in each of the communities where she lived. She was a talented gardener and took pride in her annual vegetable and wild flower gardens, especially during her summers in Maine at her seaside home. Marilyn's favorite holiday was Christmas and she proudly displayed her collection of Santa's year-round. She was a loving and devoted wife and mother to her husband, Robert, and their four children. 

Marilyn is survived by her husband of 63 years, Robert Edward Schmid; sister, Mary Jo Bosco of Archbold, OH; her children, Robert Edward Schmid Jr. (Nancy) of Downingtown, PA, Craig Schmid (Teri) of Bel Air, MD, Kent Schmid (Lisa) of Maple Grove, MN, and Kathryn Calvert (Tim) of Fishers; and nine grandchildren, Jason, Allison and Ryan Schmid, Kathryn and Lauren Schmid, Charlie and Martha Schmid, and Claire and Julia Calvert.

A Celebration of Life ceremony will be held at 2:00 pm on Saturday, February 17, 2018 at Randall & Roberts Fishers Mortuary, 12010 Allisonville Road, in Fishers.

Memorial contributions may be made to Alzheimer's Association, 50 East 91st Street, Suite 100, Indianapolis, IN 46240; or ALS Association of Indiana, 7202 East 87th Street, Suite 102, Indianapolis, IN 46256.